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Registered Nurse - Pediatrics

Company: Rapides Regional Medical Center
Location: Alexandria
Posted on: November 9, 2019

Job Description:

Description

SHIFT: Mixed (rotating weekends)

SCHEDULE: Full-time

*$5,000 Sign On Bonus for Qualified
Candidates

Registered Nurse (RN) - Pediatric
Unit

Do you have a passion for healthcare
and helping others? Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced, patient-centered
environment? Jump-start your career in our Pediatric unit at Rapides Regional Medical
Center. Submit your application today!

Our nursing teams are a committed,
caring group of colleagues. We have a passion for creating positive patient
interactions. If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, this
could be your next opportunity. We want your knowledge and expertise!

Benefits:

We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive
salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our
team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k,
PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement,
employee discount program, employee stock purchase program and student loan
repayment. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.

About Us:

Rapides
Regional Medical Center is an award-winning 350+ bed hospital and ER in
Alexandria, Louisiana that offers a wide array of services ranging from Cancer
Care to Wound Care, and our medical staff includes doctors in more than 30
medical specialties.

At
Rapides Regional we believe that well-defined values are the key to nurturing
staff and patient satisfaction. By joining our team you contribute to the
positive culture of the hospital, which directly impacts the well-being of your
patients, their families, your colleagues, and your own personal job
satisfaction. We invite you to learn firsthand what our unwavering commitment
to patient satisfaction, service excellence and professional expertise can do
for your career

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Seeking a Registered Nurse (RN) to work in the Pediatric unit to serve as the leader of the Nursing Care team who
is ultimately responsible and accountable to the patient for the assessment,
planning, implementation, and evaluation of patient focused, outcome oriented
care. Will develop competencies for
functioning safely in all areas of Pediatric/PICU Services. Nursing plan of care will include newborns
and adolescents.

What you will do in
this role:

--- Through assessment of the patient's physical, nutritional, psychosocial, spiritual, emotional, cultural, educational, and rehabilitative needs, problems are identified and documented in the clinical record and communicated to the physician, social worker, case manager, and ancillary departments when appropriate
--- Appropriate standards of care, care plans, and interventions are initiated, professionally modified, and communicated to the patient and other members of the healthcare team
--- Able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care based on physical, psychosocial, educational, safety, and related criteria appropriate to the following age groups: pediatric, children, and adolescent.
--- Provides patient/family health education that promotes healthy behaviors, supports recovery, and enables the patient/family to be involved in decisions about their own care
--- The patient's responses to interventions and progress toward desired outcomes are assessed, re-assessed, evaluated, and documented in the clinical record
--- Patient care activities are coordinated through collaboration and planning with other members of the healthcare team
--- Physicians' orders are carried out accurately and efficiently, and clarified when necessary
--- Adverse or sudden changes in the patient's conditions are promptly communicated to the physician, charge nurse, nursing supervisor, and/or family with specific and pertinent data
--- Able to identify potential or actual victims of abuse and understands the proper reporting mechanism
--- Able to recognize adverse drug reactions and demonstrates understanding of proper reporting mechanism once reaction is identified
--- Appropriately assesses the patient's pain and involves the patient in effective management of that pain using appropriate interventions
--- Able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary for administration of blood and blood products and appropriately monitors the patient receiving blood/blood products for any transfusion reaction; takes proper measures once a reaction is recognized
--- Patient care equipment is utilized safely and efficiently in accordance with hospital policies and procedures
--- Standard precautions are promoted and followed in the utilization of principles of infection control in patient care
--- Achieves stated goals related to job performance
--- Educational attendance records reveal attendance at all required educational programs/in-services

Qualifications

What qualifications
you will need:

--- Currently licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Louisiana
--- CPR for Healthcare Providers to be completed within 30 days of hire
--- ACLS, NRP & PALS to be completed within 180 days of hire
--- ENPC to be completed within 1 year of hire
--- *Sign On Bonuses are based on qualifying criteria - Current employees not eligible - Please see your Recruiter for details.

Be a part of an organization that
invests in you. We are actively reviewing applications. Highly qualified
candidates will be promptly contacted by our hiring managers for interviews.
Submit your application and help us raise the bar in patient care!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our
company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national
origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or
disability status.

Notice

Our Company's recruiters are here to help unlock the next possibility within your career and we take your candidate experience very seriously. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Gmail or Yahoo Mail. If you feel suspicious of a job posting or job-related email, contact us at privacy@hcahealthcare.com

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